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Lyden, Daughter of the Queen of Sheba.

Lyden, Daughter of the Queen of Sheba.

Lyden, Jacki. Daughter of the Queen of Sheba. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997. 21.5cm x 14.5cm. 257 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.

Jacki Lyden’s mother sufferred from what we now call manic-depression/ as a child in a small midwestern town, Jacki would return home from Grade School to find her mother wrapped in a toga of bedsheets, with eyeliner hieroglyphics drawn on her arms and a tiara on her head/ in her manic phases, she became a woman with power, Marie Antoinette or the Queen of Sheba/ in real life, she was trapped in a destructive marriage to the villainous local doctor/ Jacki eventually set out on her own impassioned journeys/ in her twenties she joined a low-rent rodeo/ as a radio journalist she interviewed Yasir Arafat and maneuvered her way through Baghdad at the height of the Persian Gulf War/ Mother-daughter story of the most deeply moving kind/ compelling tale of two women with a scrappy genius for survival.

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Lyden - Daughter of the Queen of Sheba.
Lyden – Daughter of the Queen of Sheba.